The Pretty Girl: Novella and Stories, Debra Spark (April 2012, Four Way Books)
Check back here the week of April 23rd for Debra’s guest blog posts for the Visiting Scribe
A Sense of Direction: Pilgrimage for the Restless and the Hopeful, Gideon Lewis-Kraus (May 2012, Riverhead Books)
Find out what happens when Gideon travels with 40,000 Orthodox Jews to visit the gravesite of a Hasidic mystic in the Ukraine.
Originally from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Naomi is the executive director of Jewish Book Council. She graduated from Emory University with degrees in English and Art History and, in addition, studied at University College London. Prior to her role as executive director, Naomi served as the founding editor of the JBC website and blog and managing editor of Jewish Book World. In addition, she has overseen JBC’s digital initiatives, and also developed the JBC’s Visiting Scribe series and Unpacking the Book: Jewish Writers in Conversation.